Under the "Local Authorities Act 1902", Allora Municipal Council became Allora Town Council on 31 March 1903.
The primary function of Town Councils was to provide such public services and amenities as parks, cemeteries, water and sanitation, roads, bridges, wharves, street lighting, public health services such as immunisations, licensing and registration of businesses and animals, town planning and the control of noxious weeds and other pests. The Council was empowered to create by-laws with respect to all matters within its jurisdiction. All such by-laws required the assent of the Governor-in-Council.
Town Councils were also responsible for administering the Local Fund and for carrying out valuations on properties for the purpose of collecting rates.
Allora Town Council was abolished and included in Allora Shire Council 23 Jan 1915
The Town Council included a mayor, a town clerk and a number of other members. In addition, Council appointed its own officers who were paid from the Local Fund. From time to time, the Council appointed committees for special or general purposes.
Home Secretary 31 Mar 1903 - 20 Jan 1915